Corsair today announced the Hydro Series H100i and H80i liquid CPU
coolers, a re-design of its popular liquid CPU coolers, the H100
Corsair says that the new H100i and H80i models have been enhanced
to deliver improved cooling, quieter operation, simpler
installation, and Corsair Link digital control.
improve cooling performance over previous generations, the Hydro
Series H100i and H80i coolers use more efficient copper cold
plates, improved manifolds, optimized fan designs, and larger
diameter tubing for increased coolant flow. Corsair's new flagship
liquid CPU cooler, the Hydro Series H100i, utilizes a 240 mm
radiator for increased surface area and cooling capacity. The Hydro
Series H80i uses a double-thick 120 mm radiator and two fans in a
'push-pull' arrangement and is compatible with most enthusiast
cases with a 120 mm rear exhaust fan.
Both the H100i and H80i use new SP120L High Performance fans based
on Corsair's static pressure optimized Air Series SP120 fans. The
SP120L utilizes wide-body, low-pitch fan blades designed for great
static pressure at a lower noise level, and a motor that has been
tuned for high torque. Corsair saya that with the new SP120L fans,
noise levels have been reduced significantly.
Out of the box compatibility with Corsair Link provides control
over fan speeds and noise levels, pump head LED lighting
customization, and the ability to create custom cooling profiles
from the Corsair Link Dashboard's software interface. An additional
Corsair Link Digital connector on the pump head provides monitoring
and control of other devices, such as Corsair Link equipped power
supplies, Lighting Nodes, Cooling Nodes, and the Airflow Pro memory
activity and temperature monitor kits.
The composite rubber tubing is more flexible than the FEP/FPA
tubing used in previous coolers, making installation and routing
easier but maintaining the previous generation's ultra-low
evaporation rates. A new magnetic mounting bracket allows PC
builders to quickly configure the coolers for all modern Intel or
AMD motherboard sockets.
The Hydro Series H100i is compatible with most cases that feature
240 mm fan mounts designed specifically to support radiators. The
Hydro Series H80i is compatible with most cases that feature a rear
120 mm fan mount. All support motherboards based on the Intel
LGA115x/1366/2011 and AMD AM2/AM3/FM1/FM2 CPU sockets.
The new Hydro Series coolers are backed by Corsair's five-year
limited warranty and technical support. The products will be
available in November from Corsair's worldwide network of resellers
and distributors. Prices in the United States are listed below:
Hydro Series H100i $119.99 USD
Hydro Series H80i $99.99 USD